- August 16, 2013
For the second time this week, Microsoft is backtracking on a security update from the latest round of Patch Tuesday fixes. MS13-066, an important update for Active Directory Federation Service (AD ...
- August 14, 2013
Earlier this week, Microsoft set a price for Windows Server 2012 R2. Now it has a release date. The company said in a blog post that it will make available the latest server operating system on ...
- August 13, 2013
In Microsoft's August Patch Tuesday update, the company patched a range of vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer, Exchange and more.
- August 09, 2013
Microsoft made changes to its license pricing, upping the cost of Windows Server 2012 R2 by as much as 28%. It also discussed a new licensing option.
- July 31, 2013
As we move into the second half of 2013, we decided to look at some of the most popular Windows Server definitions from the year so far. We highlighted the most popular terms and additional ...
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- July 11, 2013
Microsoft's reorganization may not impact IT in the short term, but questions surround how it will affect the quality of its products and services over time.
- July 09, 2013
On Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed a number of critical flaws in font parsing and vulnerabilities in Windows Server 2008 R2.
- July 05, 2013
Microsoft released its monthly advance security notification for Patch Tuesday, and admins can expect a number of critical fixes for July. The company delivered seven total bulletins with six of ...
- July 02, 2013
This week, Microsoft delivered a preview of Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, a version of Windows Server geared toward small businesses. The company also released a preview of the Windows Server ...
- July 01, 2013
Microsoft this week said it would discontinue offering TechNet subscriptions in the coming months. New subscriptions will no longer be available after Aug. 31, which should give users time to plan ...
- July 01, 2013
In our monthly feature, we highlight the top content from the previous month and share it with you. Last month, our readers were most interested in what's new in Windows Server 2012 R2, the latest ...
- June 27, 2013
Dynamic scaling of Azure servers is about to get a whole lot easier. Microsoft rolled out Windows Azure autoscaling in preview this week. At the Build developer conference in San Francisco this ...
- June 25, 2013
Oracle databases could only be virtualized with VMware until now. Windows Azure and Hyper-V shops can now run Oracle databases in their cloud or virtual environments.
- June 25, 2013
As promised, Microsoft delivered early code for its server operating system. Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 are now available in evaluation form. Demoed earlier this month at ...
- June 11, 2013
Microsoft offered five bulletins in June's Patch Tuesday updates, with 19-vulnerability critical Internet Explorer patch and Windows Server 2008 fixes.